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date: 13 December 2019


  • Patricia Matusky


End-blown duct flute of the Jah Hut people of Pahang in Peninsular Malaysia. It is a type of suling. The bamboo tube is about 28 cm long and has seven equidistant fingerholes and a thumbhole. The blowing end is partially plugged with a piece of wood leaving a duct 2 cm wide. The melodies played on this flute constitute a specific repertory of tunes connected to Jah Hut stories. The ...

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